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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
published 2021/09/15
Fund Accounting & Administration, SrAssc
Location: Kraków

Why this role is important to us

Investment Compliance Specialist's core responsibility is monitoring of compliance results on client portfolios and coordinating work of the team. Under the supervision of Manager, the Investment Compliance Specialist will engage in various projects, non-standard analysis and initiatives related to technical aspects of the business.

What you will be responsible for

  • Take responsibility for the quality and timelines of service provided and ensure team meets green KPI target
  • Take a leading role in the review of processes, procedures, controls and initiate remedial action as necessary
  • Participate as technical SME in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products
  • Raise, escalate and track resolution progress of operational issues, provide timely updates and report status
  • Evaluate continuing effectiveness and accuracy of the process in order to suggest improvements and create developments.
  • Contribute to analysis and planning of operating model with the aim of standardizing processes and establishing best practice
  • Assist in operational capacity calculation of your team/function/unit

Leadership and Management

  • Monitor the performance of the team, provide regular feedback to employees and to team manager regarding daily work
  • Liaise with internal clients and supporting departments for the purpose of obtaining key inputs to service delivery, resolving errors and discrepancies
  • Assist Team Manager in the organization of the Team
  • Take leading role in setting client-specific solutions within the compliance system
  • Co-ordinate and implement training and development activities to individuals, your team or where applicable to your department
  • Help other team members to understand the process and technical aspects of daily activities to allow them proposing new ideas and improvements within team’s area of responsibility
  • Delegate tasks related to daily processes and additional project to other team members, control the progress

Manage Relationships & Communication

  • Provide regular progress reports and give feedback during project meetings
  • Develop and maintain close contact with Manager and Donor Site, briefing them on all issues and problems both actual and potential
  • Represent your team and department in meetings and interactions with internal partners/external clients/other departments or units
  • Provide timely and professional responses to all enquiries
  • Demonstrate flexibility by supporting different teams as well as contributing to a range of projects departmental wide
  • Maintain high standards of personal and professional performance/behavior

  • Internal State Street Poland procedures & regulations
  • Various Regulations – required for understanding of funds investment compliance requirements
  • My WorkDay’s Talents and Performance System
  • Specific Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Advanced technical and financial knowledge regarding Investment Compliance processes and systems
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and database applications
  • Accuracy and ability to work with deadlines.
  • Understanding of SQL query language and VBA would be an asset
  • Excellent English
  • Proactivity and creativity in issues solving
  • Promoting an active and committed attitude, be open to questions and discussions
  • Motivating colleagues to make independent decisions
  • Demonstrate effective time management and good organizational skills in order to meet deadlines related to projects and daily work
  • Level Of Education:

    Accountancy/Business/Science related degree (preferred)

    Previous Level Of Experience:

    At least 3 years of previous experience in fund industry/back office service.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


  • iconFinance & Accounting, Banking
  • iconEnglish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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